How would you like to be interviewing at bulge bracket banks like Goldman Sachs without having extensive work experience, without needing a perfect 4.0 GPA, and without having to spend months schmoozing your way in?
Continue reading, and you’ll discover how to land more interviews, including super day spots, even in today’s market. I’m also going to reveal how to land internship offers, AND how to turn those summer jobs into full time $100,000 offers.
Best of all, using our step-by-step system you will actually start to see your career in banking coming together. You will finally have the confidence to walk into interview rooms and meet-and-greets, and start persuading bankers to hire you.
You may think you’ve tried it all, or seen it all, when it comes to breaking into banking… yet I can guarantee that you’ve NEVER seen anything like what I’m about to reveal to you.
– Richard, Amy & the IIB Team
The Break Into Banking System is designed to help students land interviews at investment banks and turn them into job offers for summer internships and analyst programs.
Why a step-by-step system? What’s the significance?
When I was a student trying to break into banking I tried just about everything. From spending 100s of hours memorizing technical interview questions to studying financial modeling till 3am every night, I tried it.
Unfortunately for all my hard work and hustle, I only ended up being more confused about what it took to impress bankers and land a job in banking. Worse yet, every book, blog and person I talked to gave conflicting advice.
What I wished for more than anything was to sit down with a group of bankers and have them tell me exactly what to do from start to finish. The ultimate cheat sheet!
And well, that’s exactly what our course, the Break Into Banking System, is. Your step-by-step system for breaking into banking
As part of our initial launch of the Break Into Banking System, our email series made an offer for a free 20 minute consultation. Across the team we ended up talking to 126 students in a week. We simply asked each person at the start of the call, “what’s holding you back from landing a job in banking?”
We knew it was going to be crazy intense, but we had no idea how much pain we would uncover.
It turns out that many students are struggling to get their resumes acknowledged, let alone land interview invitations. And even fewer were enjoying multiple rounds of interviews or job offers. Not because they aren’t smart people. And not because they aren’t hard working. Instead, they were simply struggling with how to play the recruiting game:
“I’ve submitted my resume to 30+ banks, but haven’t received 1 single reply”
“I’m from a non-target school…no banks are interviewing here, I have no idea how to get noticed”
“I have no finance experience at all”
“My GPA is low…and I don’t have time to improve it”
“I’m an international student – recruiters don’t seem to appreciate my work experience and it seems like such a closed off industry”
“I’m landing interviews, but I always end up messing something up – bankers seem to be almost confrontational and are asking so many tough questions”
“I’m meeting heaps of bankers at events, but I have no idea how to convert these into follow up calls”
“I had a summer internship, but didn’t get asked to stay on…now what?!”
We suffered the same problems when we were students trying to break into banking and we managed to overcome them.
In fact, we built the Break Into Banking System from the ground up to help students just like you deal with these annoying problems, beat the odds and break into banking.
For example, here’s the Questions & Answers bank in the course, which answers 72 of the biggest questions students ask.
If that looks like the type of info you need to know to push ahead with recruiting and get closer to the $100k offer then this course is for you.
The Break Into Banking System is a multimedia online training course that teaches you the 6 skills you need to break into investment banking. There’s HD videos, resume/cover letter samples and templates, interview transcripts, an audio course, and much more.
[Module 1]: Create a Resume Bankers Love
[Module 2]: Write a Killer Cover Letter
[Module 3]: Crush Your Interviews
[Module 4]: Network With Bankers
[Module 5]: Strategize Your Break In
In order to get over the Break Into Banking Line you need to turn in a 10/10 performance over your summer. To help you do just that we’ve brought together our very best tips and tricks on how to look smart and get the work done all summer long.
Even better, we’ll show you how to make friends fast and fit into your team, so they want you to join them full time (and remember that this is the #1 way bankers decide who to extend full time offers to).
Are you sick of reading dozens of blogs, ebooks and articles on how to break into banking? We get it! And so we’ve created an in-depth video library containing the very best lessons on IB recruiting.
Best of all, we illustrate every lesson on a virtual blackboard, so even the most complex topics are super easy to understand.
Are you a busy student with little time to sit down and study a course? We’ve recorded a 10 hour audio course covering the most crucial recruiting tips and tricks.
So forget spending weeks or months trying to figure it all out. Instead, just grab your phone (and maybe a few beers) and over the space of one weekend you’ll know exactly how to break into banking.
Until you get into the interview room, you never know what to really expect. You’re constantly in doubt, wondering what sort of questions will I actually get asked and how am I expected to answer them? That\’s why we’ve brought together real student interviews so you can see the questions asked and the word-for-word answers.
Best of all, you’ll get to see exactly what the bankers thought of the answer, including where it went well and where the student f**ked up. Plus feedback on how to improve the answer, so it is pitch perfect!
You can study how to break into banking all day long, but unless you take action, it will never happen. Since this course is all about getting you over the Break Into Banking Line, we’ve created over a dozen practical resources to make sure you take action and get results.
Think perfect resume samples, copy-paste cover letter templates, bank research worksheets and much more. Best of all, you’ll finally be able to get results in a matter of hours, not weeks.
…and if you know how to write and talk about your education and experiences in a way that appeals to bankers. (Something we’ll go in-depth on in modules 1, 2, 3 and 5).
If you’re studying an engineering, math or some other mildly IQ-necessary degree you’re golden. The course will help you. For example, we even have real life examples of how to make engineering work experience sound as convincing as internships in finance!
But more importantly, unlike most courses, the Break Into Banking System is the end product of bankers from all over the world. Sure our 5-man core team from USA, UK and Australia built most of the product. But with contributions from our friends and colleagues in 10+ other IB recruiting regions, this is a truly global product. Its designed to work for students from Singapore, Sweden and Spain for example, just as much as USA , UK and Australia.
That’s why roughly 45% of students who sign up for the course come from outside the USA/UK/AUS regions.
Here’s why: in module 4, we’ll share the 21 qualities bankers look for in students applying and show you exactly how you can prove you have them. If you start working on accumulating the education, work experience and EC activities you need to prove them now, you’ll crush this.
Plus you can see how to get early work experience that you can leverage into a full blown investment banking internship.
(And don’t forget, the course closes to enrolment soon, so here’s your chance to lock in your membership…and remember you have lifetime access to it too, so you can come back to study it whenever you like over the coming months and years). So what are you waiting for?!
That said, 70-80% of the material is just as applicable for MBAs applying, eg how to write a resume bankers love or how to answer the most popular interview questions etc. Our advice is sign up and try it out for 30 days, and if you feel its not turbo charging your recruiting chances, ask for a refund. (As you’ll know from above, our refund policy is a guilt-free no-questions-asked one).
The content for the Break Into Banking System is an entertaining mix of written, video and audio material. You can read and download it all whenever you like, and study at your leisure. No need to show up anywhere live.
Also, you can go through the course at your own pace. Because when you enroll today, you get lifetime access to all of the training material.
But check this: If you enroll today, before it closes, when we later update the course and/or later increase the price, you’ll get all new material at no additional cost to you.
But if you have some more time up your sleeves, then you’ll want to go through all of the content (including the video library and audio course). And for that I’d set aside about 5 hours per week over the next month.
However, if you want to also start implementing all of the training material, and making use of all the templates, worksheets and scripts, so that you can really start increasing your chances of breaking into banking, it will require a bit more time.
You see, when we designed the course, we created it as an end-to-end system for landing a job in banking. And as you know, the more time you put into landing your dream job, the better your chances are.
Also, keep in mind, you get lifetime access. So, even if you have to put the course on pause, you can resume it whenever you like.
If you fit into any of these categories the course is perfect for you;
If you’re an undergrad looking to land internships or FT offers – this course is perfect for you, because it will teach you THE 6 skills you need to beat the odds and get offers.
If you’re from a non-target school and trying to break into banking without perfect grades, brand name school, extensive work experience or inside connections – this course is perfect for you, because it will reveal exactly how to get interview and network your way into IB, plus alternative entry strategies.
If you’re lucky enough to be from a target school – this course is perfect for you, because you’ll discover how to navigate the traditional recruiting process step-by-step, including exactly how to take advantage of the perks that come with being from a target school.
If you’re from the US, UK or Australia – the 3 regions our team has worked in and knows best – this course is perfect for you, because you will benefit from expert in-country knowledge.
If you’re from outside these regions, this course is still perfect for you – because 80-90% of the recruiting tips and tricks work just as well in all the major IB recruiting regions, eg Canada, Hong Kong, Germany etc. But more importantly, unlike most courses, the Break Into Banking System is the end product of bankers from all over the world. Sure our 5-man core team from USA, UK and Australia built most of the product. But with contributions from our friends and colleagues in 10+ other IB recruiting regions, this is a truly global product. Its designed to work for students from Singapore, Sweden and Spain for example, just as much as USA , UK and Australia. That’s why roughly 45% of students who sign up for the course come from outside the USA/UK/AUS regions.
If you’re an overseas student trying to break into your host country’s investment banking industry, this course is perfect for you – because it will give you the A+ word-for-word samples you need to create 10/10 mistake-free resumes and cover letters, not to mention smart interview answers. Plus how to leverage overseas work experience into local job offers.
…there’s a rock-solid 30 day guarantee. So, if you enroll in the course, and if you’re finding it’s not right for you, just email the support team within 30 days of your purchase and we’ll refund your payment 100%.
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We want you to be 100% happy with the Break Into Banking System. And if you’re not, no problem. Email our support team (firstname.lastname@example.org) within 30 days and we’ll issue you a full refund. No questions asked. No hoops to jump through or anything. So sign up for the course today and evaluate it over the next 3 months risk-free.